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August 12, 2015

 

flooded corn

Feds Grant Flood Disaster Declaration For Farmers

Farmers in 88 counties will be able to request low-interest loans to make up for crop losses that occurred due to heavy rainfall.

August 10, 2015

 

Flooded fields

Upcoming Crop Analysis Likely To Be Grim

Agricultural experts are expected to predict a poor harvest this year because of near-record rainfall in June and July.

August 3, 2015

 

Road construction on Interstate 69.

Morning Headlines: Monday, August 3, 2015

INDOT says a stretch of I-69 will be complete by the end of 2015; the Hoosier State Rail Line is secure for two years. Read more in our morning roundup.

July 31, 2015

 

corn

Indiana Requests Disaster Declaration For 53 Counties

The state is requesting a secretarial disaster declaration for 53 of its 92 counties where recent flooding and heavy rains have caused crop damages.

October 1, 2014

 

Lacking storage space and transportation may further hold down prices Hoosier farmers will get for their crops.

Lacking Storage And Transportation May Harm Farmers’ Profits

Agricultural economists say corn farmers could see a 12-percent drop in their revenue from last year.

July 30, 2013

 

airplane spraying pesticide

Pesticide Drift Killing Crops and Making Hoosiers Sick

The first in a three-part series on the dangers of pesticide drift reports on how misplaced pest-control chemicals can encroach on people's livelihoods.

July 1, 2013

 

Several parts of the state have received three to four more inches of precipitation than normal this year and more than double the rain they received last year.

Farmers Are Concerned Too Much Rain Could Damage Crops

Too much rain can cause fungi and disease to grow on certain crops.

April 24, 2013

 

wet farm

Farmers Planting Crops Later Because Of Rain

With high seed and fertilizer prices, agriculture experts say there is little room for error when it comes to planting crops.

October 22, 2012

 

cover crops

Cover Crops Help Farmers, Soil After Summer Drought

Indiana Department of Agriculture officials say the so-called "green manure" helps soil recover faster if there is little rain.

July 24, 2012

 

Drought fire

More Indiana Counties Could Soon Be Labeled Disaster Areas

74 of the state's 92 counties had been given some form of disaster status as of Monday.

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